Internal Audit Manager - Assurance

Spring Technology
Milton Keynes
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Internal Audit Manager - Assurance

Are you ACA qualified or equivalent with strong internal audit experience and looking for a new opportunity within a exciting and fast moving FTSE 250 company?

We are looking for a driven, ambitious Internal Audit/Assurance Manager. We are based in Milton Keynes, however we have flexible working arrangements in place. The ideal person should have strong Financial Control and Operational/Compliance Audits experience, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Ideally you would have experience of large scale multi-site manufacturing operations and working internationally in different cultures. You will report directly into the Director of Group Assurance and working as part of the Group Assurance Function, you will support and drive the delivery of an effective internal audit programme for the Group and provide premier expertise in audit and assurance. If this sounds like you and you are excellent at building and managing relationships with senior stakeholders, then we'd love to hear from you!

This is a key role to support the delivery of our strategy and has a high profile and visibility within the business, there are excellent opportunities for career development in the business either in the UK or Internationally.

The role involves focusing on strengthening of internal control environment. The overall responsibilities include:
*To provide independent objective assurance to the Audit Committee on the effectiveness of risk management and its internal control environment. To accomplish objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes as well as providing consulting advice designed to add value and improve operations.
*Working in small teams and/or on a standalone basis across all Group operations, this role involves strong planning and organisational skills to run efficient and effective audits. The audits involve face to face meetings, data analysis and significant report writing therefore strong communication skills both verbal and written are required and the ability to build rapport and strong relationships with stakeholders. A strong team player is required with strong influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse business groups.
*Develop and deliver Internal Audit's annual risk based work plan and the department's KPIs
*Draft high quality, clear and concise audit reports
*Advise and support the business in implementing appropriate controls , governance and risk management
*Build relationships with leaders across the Group to understand issues and provide advice on internal controls
*Oversee and provide quality control for the department's audits, to ensure departmental goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times
*Design and implement improvements to the department's auditing practices, methods, procedures and documentation
*Update and maintain the audit universes for the respective divisions with any system and process modifications and changes
*Follow-up of outstanding management actions and monthly reporting on this for the divisional boards
*Production of Audit Committee, GMC and GRC papers as required


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